Tendo City is right in the middle of Yamagata Prefecture in the Tohoku area of Japan. Tendo Mokko was established in 1940 in Tendo, which has long been known as a woodworking town famous for the Japanese chess pieces it produced. Yamagata artisans have always had a mentality that combined curiosity, technique and the patience of the people of the North. In 1940, techniques to use molded plywood were still new in Japan, and it opened up a new field of furniture making in the country.

Established in 1940, Tendo Mokko is a Japanese furniture company that represents the curiosity, technique and patience of Yamagata artisans. Using wood from Japan to create complex curved lines that natural wood can’t imitate, Tendo Mokko furniture is durable, lightweight, and uniquely beautiful.